Programs We Offer

The Goal of Little League is to...
Assist children in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being.  By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than superior athletes.

Riviera Little League is located at the Southeast end of Lago Seco Park in Torrance.  Riviera Little League is a non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to provide a safe, instructional and fun environment for the children in South Torrance (CA), ages 4-14.  Chartered under the umbrella of Little League International, Inc, and Little League District 27 of Southern California, we share a mission to "to promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball."

Riviera Little League was started in 1957.  In 1965, Riviera Little League moved to Lago Seco Park and has been there ever since.  For over 50 years Riviera Little League has been an anchor of the South Torrance community.  Our non-profit organization operates as an all-volunteer program. We rely on the support of our network of families, local businesses, corporate and community sponsors.  Through this outpouring of support, Riviera Little League continues this tradition and mission so that more than 500 boys and girls, ages 4-14, in eight different divisions of baseball programs can play every season.

Baseball Programs Offered

2018 Spring Season:
Online registration:
Early-Bird registration:
Registration ends:
Teams Formed:

Begins October 29, 2017
Ends January 15, 2018
January 19, 2018
February 24 - June 2, 2018

Click here to determine your player's league age for 2018 Spring Season


League Age: 4-5 years old
4 - September 2013 –- August 2014
5 - September 2012 -– August 2013

The primary goals are to have fun, to instruct children in the fundamentals of baseball, and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork. Division rules include using Tee and Coach pitch for development. Schools and special requests honored.


League Age: 5-6 years old
5 - September 2012 -– August 2013
6 - September 2011 –- August 2012

The primary goals are still primarily to have fun, and continue teaching baseball skills and enhanced teamwork. Division rules include machine pitch. Schools and special requests honored.  Tee then Machine Pitch


League Age: 7-8 years old
7 - September 2010 – August 2011
8 - September 2009 – August 2010

The primary goals are still focused on having fun, while continuing to teach enhanced baseball skills, strategies and advancing teamwork principals. Division rules include kid pitch.  Machine Pitch then Player Pitch (40-foot mound and 60-foot bases)

Mandatory evaluation and draft


League Age: 9-10 years old
9 - September 2008 – August 2009
10 - September 2007 – August 2008

This level is the introduction to competitive baseball. While enjoyment of the game is fully promoted, the focus on instruction begins to shift to competition, advanced skills, advanced strategies and team strength. Division tournament and championship game at end of season. Division specific rules include 46-foot mound and 60-foot bases and kid pitch.

Mandatory evaluation and draft


League Age: 11-12 years old
11 - September 2006 –August 2007
12 - May 2005 –August 2006

This division is fully competitive baseball. Players develop their love for the sport as well as advancing their skills and strategies. Teamwork principals are focused and refined. Division tournament and championship game at end of season. Major Division rules include 46-foot mound, 60-foot bases. After teams play each other once, Intermediate Division rules go into effect which includes 50-foot mound, 70-foot bases and lead offs.  Playoffs use Intermediate Division rules.

Mandatory evaluation and draft


League Age: 13 years old (recommended for 7th graders)
September 2004 - April 2005

Division specific rules include 50-foot mound and 70-foot bases and lead offs.
Inter-league play.

Mandatory evaluation and draft (if needed)


League Age: 14 years old (recommended for 8th graders)
September 2003 - August 2004

This division is the pre-cursor to High School baseball. Players at this level strive to advance their skills, strategies and love for the sport. Division rules include playing the high school rules, 60-foot mound, and 90-foot bases.  Player Pitch (60/90)

Mandatory evaluation and draft (if needed)

Little League's fastest growing division provides boys and girls with special needs the opportunity to experience the emotional development and fun of playing Little League Baseball. All ages.

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